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Westridge Partners are working with three top-tier firms who are actively looking to grow their US Capital Markets practices in London. Successful candidates will earn market-leading salaries as well as a generous COLA, a relocation allowance and a merit-based bonus. Associates will work with lawyers in the U.S. Securities group and partners and lawyers in the finance, private equity and capital markets groups throughout the EMEA region, advising issuers, investment banks and others on a full range of finance and capital markets transactions but with a specific focus on high-yield transactions.
The positions require experience of US capital markets with an internationally recognized law firm. You will have drafted, reviewed, and negotiated primary and ancillary high-yield documentation including indentures, intercreditor agreements and related documents. You will be comfortable drafting and negotiating high-yield covenants and understand complex financial terms. You will have experience providing client guidance on all aspects of a high-yield transaction and have a strong working knowledge of the variety of structures used on high-yield offerings. You will have experience in acquisition finance transactions, including working with term sheets, engagement letters and multiple tree bidding scenarios, and have exposure to the specific requirements of private equity bidders. You should also have extensive experience of the US Securities Act of 1933, the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the US Investment Company Act of 1940.
• Experience living and working in London, the leading financial hub in Europe
• Work on groundbreaking deals for major international clients
• Opportunities to be seconded to clients and work in offices around the world
For more details please e-mail email@example.com.
The National LGBT Bar Association will host the New York Regional Corporate Counsel Institute and Out & Proud Award Reception on February 28, 2013. This will be the first time that the LGBT Bar is adding an educational component to its annual New York Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception.
The Institute, which will be held at JPMorgan Chase’s offices in midtown Manhattan, will feature workshops on topics specific to attorneys in corporate legal departments. Only corporate counsel are invited to attend to ensure that the discussion stays at a high level and is applicable to all attendees. Panels will be held on compliance, finding diverse legal service providers and effective collaboration between law firms and corporate legal departments. For the final panel on collaboration, law firm representatives from sponsoring organizations will be invited to participate to encourage successful partnerships. Speakers hail from leading organizations across the country such as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Wells Fargo and Xerox.
Immediately following the program at JPMorgan Chase, attendees are invited to participate in Informational Interviews with representatives from our sponsoring firms. This program is an easy way for in-house counsel facing mandates to diversify their vendors to establish personal connections with outside lawyers in the LGBT community.
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Our client is a high profile, but discreet global investment house based in Abu Dhabi. With an extremely strong existing diet of deals and a very healthy pipeline, our client is now seeking to hire a number of additional lawyers for its established legal team based in Abu Dhabi. These are exceptionally rare roles requiring extremely talented lawyers to work on a wide range of high value and often complex funds transactions.
Please send your resume to Elizabeth Williams at EWS firstname.lastname@example.org or call her for a confidential discussion on +971 55 211 1189. This mandate is being handled exclusively by Elizabeth and any direct or third party applications will be forwarded to her for her consideration.
CBLA Event January 28 in NYC – “Deals And Suits: Challenges and Opportunities For Chinese Companies Doing Business In The United States”By Kinney Recruiting
We at Kinney Recruiting have a long standing relationship with the Chinese Business Lawyers Association and have placed in HK / China many of their members, including past officers and board of directors members. The CBLA will be having their busiest calendar to date in 2013, with many events being planned (Kinney’s Evan Jowers, will be at many of these events, including on various discussion panels).
Please note that CBLA will be holding an informative and interesting seminar on Monday, January 28 at Fordham Law School -”Deals and Suits: Challenges and Opportunities for Chinese Companies Doing Business in the United States,” jointly presented by CBLA and Fordham Law School at McNally Amphitheatre of Fordham Law School on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
The program includes two parts:
Suits: Litigation Challenges Facing Chinese Companies in the United States
• Moderator: Professor Carl Minzner
• Long Arm Jurisdiction, The Honorable Denny Chin
• Client-Related Issues, Geoffrey Sant and Lanier Saperstein
• Intellectual Property Litigation, Professor Mark Cohen
Deals: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Capital Markets
• Moderator: Professor Sean Griffith
• The Chinese Firm Perspective, Alex Hao
• The U.S. Firm Perspective, Selig Sacks
• The Investment Banker Perspective, Euan Rellie
Check-in starts at 5:30 p.m. Reception will be held at Fordham Law Platt Atrium at 8:00-9:00 p.m.
Admission is free for CBLA Members and Friends with prior registration. Due to limited seating, please RSVP to email@example.com at your earliest convenience.
The Asia Chronicles: NEW FUND FORMATION, M&A, FCPA, LITIGATION, PROJECT FINANCE, KOREA PRACTICE US ASSOCIATE OPENINGS IN ASIABy Kinney Recruiting
Ed. note: The Asia Chronicles column is authored by Evan Jowers and Robert Kinney of Kinney Recruiting. Kinney has made more placements of U.S. associates and partners in Asia than any other firm in each of the past six years. You can reach them by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The US associate lateral hiring market in Asia for US and UK firms is in a severe down cycle, at least when compared to recent boom hiring periods (mid ’06 – mid ’08; mid ’10 to mid ’11). The bulk of the US associate hiring in Asia since ’05 at top firms has been in cap markets, especially in HK / China in china focused cap markets. This year lateral hiring in cap markets in HK / China has been extremely slow, for two obvious reasons: a) Many IPOs US cap markets groups have been working on in HK / China are on hold; and b) there was much more than usual lateral hiring in this practice area from late ’10 to mid ’11 (right before the slow down in IPOs). Most top US cap markets groups in HK / China are over staffed at present and a number of US firms have US associate hiring on hold in Asia in all practice groups because of this. With that said, we have recently made a few US cap markets placements in Hong Kong, but this is weak hiring area right now, so weak that some very impressive native Chinese US cap markets associates from top 10 US firms are having a hard time getting interviews, much less offers (and for most of the past 7 years in HK / China, this US associate background has been in very high demand, with such candidates usually having their choice of multiple offers quickly after starting a job search). When the market rebounds, hopefully in ’13, US cap markets associate hiring in Asia will bounce back strong. There are a lot of HK / China related IPOs on hold in and many of those deals will come back to life when the market rebounds, but for now things are very slow in US cap markets in HK / China, with there only being some pockets of cap market strength in Pan Asia (such as Philippines and Indonesia for example).
Coming out of the usual late summer period of hiring partners on holidays and slow interviewing and hiring, we usually get a pop of new openings in September. This year we were not expecting much, considering the market, but we have been pleasantly surprised. It is surely not a strong hiring market at present, but more new openings than to be expected (see below) while the HK / China market is still in a down cycle.
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”) is one of the world’s leading and most profitable manufacturers of chemicals, fertilizers, plastics and metals. With revenues of almost $50 billion and over 33,000 employees in almost 40 countries, it was estimated by Forbes in 2011 to be the second largest global diversified chemicals company in the world. With significant investments in technology and innovation planned for 2013 and beyond, the company is poised to continue its rapid global expansion. To help support its growth, it is now seeking to recruit a number of high caliber lawyers to join its global legal function which already boasts 100 lawyers worldwide. The roles are based in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
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